Study to bare all about Aratula's koalas

18 October: A study of the koala population at Aratula this month is expected to reveal how one of our national icons is bearing up in a habitat which includes one of the Scenic Rim's busiest main roads.

Town centre master plans judged Australia's best

13 October: Council's town centre master plans for Boonah, Beaudesert and Tamborine Mountain have won a national award for excellence in landscape planning.

Trash could be treasure on Garage Sale Trail

6 October: There's still time for Scenic Rim residents to jump on the Garage Sale Trail bandwagon and turn their trash to cash while helping to save the environment this month.

Village Greens project ready to be rolled out

3 October: Council is ready to roll out its Main Street Master Plan for Tamborine Mountain, with work to commence on the groundbreaking Village Greens project by early November.

Council crosses another bridge of the list

3 October 2017: Camp Creek Bridge across Running Creek is the latest Scenic Rim timber bridge to be replaced. Replacement of the bridge was one of four such projects funded in the 2016-17 Budget.

Strategic land acquisition to guide growth

25 September: Council will lay a guiding hand over the future development of Beaudesert with the proposed acquisition of a strategic parcel of land to the east of the town.

Letter to the community - Scenic Rim Disaster Reconstruction

Mayor Greg Christensen updates the community on Council's post-disaster reconstruction program throughout the Scenic Rim.

Rowing facility a shore thing at Wyaralong

25 September 2017: Lake Wyaralong's growing reputation as a rowing mecca has received a significant boost with Council approving plans for new competitor amenities on the dam foreshore.

Make sure you're included in our 2018 calendars

25 September: 2018 is not all about the Commonwealth Games, so if you're planning a big event next year let Council help to spread the word. Make sure you're included in Scenic Rim's free 2018 events calendar.

Beaudesert cleans up with new car wash

25 September 2017: Council has approved the development of a new car wash facility at Beaudesert's Oakland Estate.

Grants support local sport and recreation groups

25 September: Six community-based sport and recreation groups have secured funding support for planned projects under Council's Sport and Recreation Grants.

Council affirms Code of Conduct principles

25 September 2017: Council has affirmed its commitment to the guiding principles of its long-standing Code of Conduct for Councillors.

Region mourns the passing of a community stalwart

25 September: The Scenic Rim is mourning the passing of a community stalwart, former Boonah Shire Clerk Charles Grant OAM, at the age of 91.

Heart bypass to transform a highway into high street

20 September 2017: Today's opening of the $27.5 million Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass is set to help drive the revitalisation and renewal of the town centre precinct.

New Council website enhances community connectivity

18 September 2017: Council has unveiled a new-look website to better connect with the community and meet the changing habits of online users.

Give our community champions a thumbs up

18 September 2017: Nominations for the 2018 Scenic Rim Australia Day Awards are now open across seven categories that highlight the significant contributions of citizens and community groups across the region.

Council and Commonwealth continue bridge partnership

18 September 2017: Council and the Federal Government are set to partner on the replacement of a further eight ageing timber bridges in Scenic Rim.

Council grants for Games celebrations

8 September 2017: Scenic Rim community groups are being encouraged to get into the spirit of 2018 Commonwealth Games by applying for a share of $20,000 in grant funds.

It's 'game on' for 2018 Be Healthy and Active Program

25 August 2017: The race is on for Scenic Rim sport and recreation clubs, community organisations and health professionals interested in providing a program or activity in the 2018 Be Healthy and Active line-up.

Community grants boost local groups

28 August 2017: Thirty-three Scenic Rim community organisations will share in Council funding as part of the latest round of Community Grants. A range of in-kind support was also provided to 13 groups.

Council motions drive change for the better

28 August 2017: Changes to disaster restoration guidelines to provide greater funding opportunities for projects delivering more resilient replacement infrastructure are being called for by Council.

Intermodal facility a game changer for Bromelton

23 August 2017: Scenic Rim's newest industry has been officially welcomed into the fold with the commissioning of SCT Logistics' regional intermodal freight facility at Bromelton.

Million Trees program helps farming resilience

22 August 2017: Council’s Rural Trees Initiative, part of the Million Trees Program, will once again assist rural landholders by providing free native trees to assist in land management.

Millions flow for Scenic Rim disaster restoration

18 August 2017: A post-disaster damage assessment of the Scenic Rim road network is now complete as Council continues to prepare and lodge submissions with the Queensland Reconstruction Authority for funding to repair or replace damaged assets.

Make it a date: Council nominates 2018 Ekka holiday

16 August 2017: Scenic Rim residents who enjoyed this week's Ekka day off can mark their calendars for next year's Royal Brisbane Show public holiday. Council has nominated Monday 13 August 2018 as a public holiday.

Project to ignite community spirit for Games

16 August 2017: Scenic Rim community groups are being invited to contribute designs for a series of sculptural beacons which are set to form a centerpiece of local celebrations in towns and villages during the Commonwealth Games.

Council canvases artists for Village Greens gateway

10 August 2017: Council is seeking submissions from artists to create a landmark work that will provide a gateway to Tamborine Mountain's Village Greens project and put Main Street on the map.

Vibrancy project takes hall into its second century

9 August 2017: An area which commemorates the Scenic Rim's past is assured of its future as a community hub following Council's completion of works at the Tamborine Memorial Hall precinct.

New playground for Beaudesert's Jubilee Park

8 August 2017: Work has started on the Scenic Rim's newest children's playground at Beaudesert's popular Jubilee Park.

Check out the tech at Council's libraries

7 August 2017: Scenic Rim library users have been invited to check out the new technology that is making borrowing books even easier.

Village Greens project has Games finish line in sight

28 July 2017: Council is running with its Main Street Master Plan for Tamborine Mountain to ensure completion in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games when all eyes will be on the Scenic Rim during the Queen's Baton Relay.

Record grants as interest grows for green projects

24 July 2017: A record number of individuals and community groups will share in more than $100,000 of Council environmental grants to help preserve and enhance the Scenic Rim's green spaces and wildlife habitats.

Council forges ahead with vibrancy vision

24 July 2017: Council is pressing ahead with the delivery of two key town centre vibrancy projects at Tamborine Mountain and Boonah.

Damage assessment close to completion

24 July 2017: Council is close to completing a full damage assessment of the local road and bridge network as part of the Scenic Rim's disaster recovery and infrastructure restoration process.

New community park named for Gallery Walk Icon

21 July 2017: Scenic Rim's newest park and regional gateway precinct was today dedicated to the memory of the 'founder' of Tamborine Mountain's renowned Gallery Walk arts and crafts hub.

Scenic Rim cracks the whip in Mobile Muster

6 July 2017: When it comes to rounding up discarded mobile phones, Scenic Rim residents really crack the whip. Scenic Rim was Queensland's leading regional area, per capita, in the MobileMuster phone recycling program.